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Aug 29, 2009 6:30pm EDT
of grain zplnchts for purple mountains majesty above the fruited plains america america god shed his grace on thee ♪ ♪ and crown thy good with brotherhood ♪ ♪ from sea to shining sea ♪ >> so appropriate to have the prayer from father coughlan, roman catholic faith was central to the life of senator kennedy, even when he strayed or sometimes crashed off the straight and narrow life, he always came back to the church. that's his son, patrick, you see in the foreground, standing at the hearse, the body of his father. >> thank you very much for attending. eternal rest granted unto him, oh, lord, and let perpetual life shine upon him. may he rest in peace. may his soul and outlet souls of the faithfully departed to the mercy of god rest in peace. ame amen. >> senator bobby byrd talking with lawrence schribe in the background. there was no detailed program for this part of the motorcade. so, we'll ask you to bear with us. we don't know quite what to expect next. i think that might have been the concluon of what they wanted to do here, give an opportunity to the senate staffer
NBC
Aug 2, 2009 10:00am EDT
it is being done. and it is immoral for a -- for the united states of america to have tens of billions of people without health insurance and adequate health care. that's a bad thing. that is not american. >> the three big buzz words are cost, quality and coverage. we know some trillion dollar plan will probably cover more people. will it decrease costs? the c.b.o. says no. people say, why would we do that? that's not clear. in fact that have private insurance already, have said in the "wall street journal" poll, they think it is going to get worse, there's a public auction out there and maybe they're a private company will water down their insurance man and i might say, my company is not great, so maybe i'll go on the public plan. that's how everybody is thinking. that's why this has gotten away from the president. he's got to do a better job about selling why it is worth this. >> he's got a complicated argument. the republicans came in with a simple bumper sticker. government takeover of health care and everybody hates it. and he adds, things get worse if we don't do anything, how do
NBC
Aug 1, 2009 7:30pm EDT
natural to start with jazz, america's indigenous art form. >> indeed, jazz is considered by many to be america's greatest artistic gift to the world. the understanding and appreciation of jazz is integral to understanding and appreciating american history and culture. >> country and classical music will also be featured in future sessions of the white house music series. >>> in case you missed it, a fourth season of "america's got talent" is under way. shows like this have brought us names including susan boyle and little caitlin mayer. the latest is the youngest and quite possibly the most precocious reality tv star we've ever seen. eun yang caught up with caitlin a year after her voice got into the competition's final rounds. >> hi. how are you going? >> i'm fine. how are you doing? >> i'm well. thank you for asking. >> she stole america's hearts with her sweet face, sparkling personality -- ♪ i think to myself what a wonderful world ♪ >> -- and her angelic voice. ♪ friends shaking hands saying how do you do they're really saying i love you ♪ >> in last season's "americ
NBC
Aug 26, 2009 11:00pm EDT
. for america, he was the defender of a dream. >> ted kennedy was in fact the last surviving son of a political legacy, a legend in american politics. and a man some call one of the great senators of our time. good evening. i'm jim vance. >> i'm windy rieger in for doreen. the nation mourns the death of senator kennedy. michelle franzen starts us off. >> reporter: a lone spotlight illuminated by a hazard ship in hyannisport, a beacon of hope off the shore of the kennedy family compound. inside family and friends including senator john kerry gather to mourn and reflect on the great life lost. >> there is a very beautiful and personal, private, vigil taking place. it's very spiritual and -- about as -- beautiful as it could be. i think it is everything that senator ken tnedy would have wanted. private and public tributes. kennedy would have loved. [ "taps" plays ] at at fenway park, taps played in his honor. and flags flew at half staff, near his home to capitol hill. >> the liberal lion's mighty roar. i'll always remember. may now fall silent. his dreams shall never die. >> those who knew kenned
NBC
Aug 28, 2009 11:00pm EDT
kennedy inspired our america. robert kennedy challenged our america. and our teddy, changed america. [ applause ] >> reporter: kennedy cssed the aisle to work with republicans like his friend john mccain. >> ted and i shared the sentiment that a fight not joined was a fight not enjoyed. >> reporter: a video by ken burns portrayed ted kennedy as the captain of the family sailboat. >> he is on a schooner now, sail on, my friend, sail on. >> niece caroline kennedy. >> now teddy has become a part of history and we have become the ones that have to do all the thing he's would have done, for us, for each other, and for our country. ♪ with irish eyes >> the senator will be all jitzed by president obama to whom kennedy said he was passing the torch. then at arlington national cemetery, ted kennedy will be buried next to his brothers. i'm steve handel san, mbs news, boston. >> folks in the nation's capital will get a chance to see senator kennedy's casket after a stop at the u.s. capitol. the funeral procession will go down the mall before it enters the cemetery. craig melvin continues our
NBC
Aug 2, 2009 10:30am EDT
of the just. published book "the battle for america 08," dan balz and haynes johnson. and to twormer congressmen, democrat harold ford jr. of tennessee and republican j.c. watts of oklahoma. but first the president's chief economic adviser, the director of the national economic council, dr. larry summers. welcome back to "meet the press." >> good to be with you, david. >> the good news this week is that the enomy shrank in the second quarter of the year but hess than expected and as so many americans know unemployment is still a big problem. is the recession over? >> we're certainly in a very different place than we were. six months ago, the economy was in a nosedive, people were talking about the possibility of another depression, the statistics all suggested a vertical decline. none of that is the situation right now. we're certainly starting to see a turnaround, a turnaround in production that leaves most professional forecasters to expect that if you look at economic output over the next six months it's actually likely to start to increase. now, the jobs picture's going to be ser
NBC
Aug 10, 2009 7:00pm EDT
organizing for america has mobilized, tapping an e-mail list in the millions to encourage supporters to drop by lal congressional offices. >> hi. this is my first year in t doughnut hole and it's quite a frightening think to go through. >> reporter: with numerous recent support showing support for health care reform eroding and the president's approval numbers with it, today in mexico, mr. obama dismissed admissions it is taking a political toll. >> understand, though, i'm not acting based on short-term political calculations. i'm looking at what's best for the country long term. if i had been making short-term political calculations, i wouldn't be standing here as president because nobody calculated that i could win the presidency. >> reporter: well, the president tomorrow could experience this new town hall dynamic firsthand. he'll travel to new hampshire to talk health care. brian? >> savannah guthrie in guadalajara, mexico, to start us off tonight. savannah, thanks. >>> this was a deadly day in iraq. the kind of day iraqis had hoped was behind them. a series of bombings left as many as 5
NBC
Aug 13, 2009 4:30am EDT
, here's a look at some other stories making news "early today" in america. pennsylvania police are searching for a woman who used pepper spray on a clerk when authorities say he tried to stop her from shoplifting. the employee became suspicious after he claimed to see the woman putting dvds into a handbag. when he confronted her, she puled out a can of mace and sprayed him in the face before running off. >>> when the masked men entered the establishment, it was full of off-duty police officers who were in town for a golf tournament. needless to say, the suspect was quickly tackled and arrested. >>> it was a sticky situation for a woman in phoenix who discovered thousands of bees living under her bathtub. animal experts were called in to remove the hive by cutting a hole in her house. free honey may sound like a sweet opportunity, but officials say in time the bees would have become far more dangerous. >>> and in california, officials are warning some people to stay indoors after a black bear was spotted in a residential neighborhood. the animal estimated at 350 pounds was even
NBC
Aug 16, 2009 10:00am EDT
14 months to get to morning in america. here's reagan at the same point obama is at now. >> we're starting down a rd that i believe will lead us out of the economic swamp we've been in. it'll take time for the effective tax rate reductions to be felt in increased savings, and productivity and new jobs. it'll take time for the budget cuts to reduce deficits. the thing to do is to hold to a firm steady course. >> here's what is left over from george bush. first the bailouts last fall. the housing bubble. the spending on iraq. but critics say obama's problems are partly his own making. first, a lack of a stiff punch. and now his health care plan that some say could be too big. wike, we're heavily invested in this president, almost a billion dollar in stimulus spending. lots of action already. can he just blame it on the last guy. >> he's beginning to own. that's why we're seeing changes in his upon later -- pap later but the questions people are asking are these changes cyclical or permanent. i think they're permanent. barack obama has to deal with the fact that the economy is cha
NBC
Aug 29, 2009 9:00am EDT
that in the forecast coming up. kimberly? >> we look forward to that. america is preparing to say good-bye to one of its most beloved political leaders. senator edward kennedy will be laid to rest in arlington national cemetery today. we have live team coverage with derrick ward at arlington national cemetery. right now his body is lying i n repose at thejfk y.librar but first michelle franzen in boston where senator kennedy's funeral will take place in less than an hour. >> family and members of congress are meeting here, the library a short time away. we want to show you a live picture. ted kennedy's wife, now widow, vicki kennedy is greeting some of the delegates there today from the house and the senate. they will make their way up to the church in a short time and file int the church. the boistrous senator from massachusetts and the youngest of nine in the kennedy family certainly had a special connection to this basilica. a place where he came when his daughter cara was getting treated for cancer and then returned when he was diagnosed for cancer. now once again he returns. three daes of pu
NBC
Aug 26, 2009 11:00am EDT
and politically and so forth. >> it's very sad news i think for all the people in america. he did a lot for the people of massachusetts and the people in the u.s. so i always admire him and his work for the people. >> reporte arend we' w hearing more from senator key'ednns ed colleagues heer on capitol ll.e senator john kerry released a statement saying he taught us how toight, how to laugh, how tow reat eh other, and how to turn idealism into action. and in the last 14o months, he taught us much more aboutowlive, live life, sailing into the wind one last time.li house speaker nancy pelosi wrote, senator kennedy had a grand vision for america and an unparaelliedbio a tty effect change. oted in his deep pit advertise many, his abing faith, and his stea g onam as h done more e than satenor knedy h to educate our children,ne care for our seniors, and ensure equality for all americans. and we're expecting to hear much more from his friends and colleagues as the day progresses. but certainly he left quite a mark here on capitol hill and around the country, a very sad day for many. back to yo
NBC
Aug 4, 2009 4:30am EDT
't come through. >>> now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. >>> ohio police subdude an elderly woman threatening people with a clive. cell phone video from a bystander captured the 84-year-old woman walking around a walmart parking lot responding to reports she threatened other people and threatening to cut them. an officer pulled the woman to the ground. co used edelel too much force against the elrly woman. e was treed for head injuries but not charged with a crime. >>> cameras captured liquor thieves in florida walking out with pricey bottles lining the legs of their pants. surveillance video shows one man distracting a clerk while another man stuffs expensive bottles of alcohol down his pants. police believe the criminal duo ridding their pants with pouches to hold the bottles. the two have stolen thousands dollars of liquor from various stores. >>> two people were rescued from a pennsylvania river after their pleasure boat tanked. the coast guard says one of those victims was pulled from the chilly waters by a good samaritan. the 15-foot boat the
NBC
Aug 5, 2009 4:30am EDT
at some other stories making news "early today" in america. >>> three shocks from a taser were no match for one tennessee suspect. the 300-pound man appeared unphased after an officer tasered him for resisting arrest. he got up and started walking oo away, so another cop shot a taser at him. that didn't phaseerth. despite the man pulling off probes, police eventually took down the suspect and arrested him. >>> fireballs erupted for hours from a burning michigan fuel storage facility. the fire sent sploiding oil barrels high into the air, forcing firefighters to retreat the blaze and residents to evacuate for miles. officials say only an unmanned track shooting flame-retardant foam could be used. >>> torrential rains caused major flooding in kentucky and left a parking lot of churchill downs, home to t kentucky derby, looking more like a marina. the main library anal aetf h f dan hal af feet of standing water. some residents are stranded in their homes and thousands have lost power. >>> president obama celebrated his 48th birthday in washington, d.c. but he didn't party alone. the comma
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Aug 6, 2009 4:30am EDT
. >> big relief for those families. >>> now here's a look at some other news "early today" in america. >>> one man didn't have enough trouble on his hands. during a hearing in which he pled guilty, the defendant spat t he judge's face. puties escorted the man out of the courtroom. so far no additional charges have been filed for that spitting. >> electrifying video from an lightning striking a tower.ha a rolling at its base. the structure is grounded so it didn't cause any damage. >>> one powerful storm in indiana did cause plenty of devastating destruction there. a dozen homes were damaged or demolished. entire roofs were just ripped from some of these homes. the national weather service is still trying toat storm qualifis that stormualifiessrm a tornado or heavy winds. fortunately, no injuries have been reported. >>> a mississippi organization is hoping a melon that could feed an army will help raise a chunk of money for veterans. the local american legion post will auction off this 158-pound watermelon donated by one of its auctions were proceeds will go to supporting veteran cause
NBC
Aug 7, 2009 4:30am EDT
. >> this is a wonderful day for judge sotomayor and her family, but i also think it's a wonderful day for america. >> reporter: a good day, too, for car buyers. >> the bill is passed. >> reporter: the senate pumped $2 billion more into the cash for clunkers program. >> helping to save and create jobs and really get our automobile sector moving forward again. >> reporter: but moving the whole nation forward is what sotomayor's backers say her confirmation accomplished. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, capitol hill. >>> after celebrating victories on those two issues, president obama will return his attention to the issue of health care. there is more focus on the organized increasingly mob-like criticism by conservative opponents. the latest flash point was in florida last night where a town hall meeting broke out into chaos. hundreds of people shouting the word tyranny drowned out comments by a strong supporter of the proposal. backers also got involved, shoving, leaving one man with a torn shirt and visible scratches on his chest. incidents like this have been playing out with increasing frequenc
NBC
Aug 11, 2009 4:30am EDT
here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. 24 people in california were strandeded when a roller coaster broke down. there were no injuries. it took four and a half hours to rescue everyone. dangling between three to seven sries in the air, amazing. the riders were removed one s c. officials say a broken chain caused the coaster to stop. >>> a 13-vehicle accident in ohio killed two people and sent ten others it a hospital. multiple cars collided at an intersection. two of the vehicles involved did not stop moving and triggered another pile-up five blocks rsesnv investigators believe that medical conditions may have prevented those two drivers from stopping. >>> surveillance cameras at a store in georgia captured a frightening robbery on take. police are looking for the suspect seen wearing a stocking mask and pointing a gun at the two employees. the bandit is still at large. >>> a high-speed police chase in philadelphia took an unexpecd tur when the trooper realized that the car was actually racing to a hospital. a passenger was in labor and officers had
NBC
Aug 15, 2009 6:00pm EDT
. >> these are legitimate differences worthy of the real discussion that america deserves one where we lower our voices listen to one another and talk about differences that really exist. >> the president is holding another in a series of townhall meetings that look a lot like his election campaign. reform opponents are running a pretty good campaign of their own. >> thank y'all very much, welcome to the rumble. >> democrats have been on the defensive all week. >> it's my opinion what we are seeing right now is the intentional systematic dismantling of the american republic. >> i would not tell my 11-year-old daughter, she ran five cars in the ditch here is a nother car. no you fix up the problem why you can't get another car. >> republicans say the is righteous indig nation. >> there is nothing unamerican about disagreements. in fact our great nation was founded on speaking our minds. >> meanwhile the president will continue his campaign. trying to convince america that health care reform isn't about politics. in short the president is trying to turn this debate from a national screaming match into a
NBC
Aug 28, 2009 4:30am EDT
" in america. >>> in south carolina, police dash cam video shows why o officer lost his job. the cop was trailing a group of teens on an atv. when they do pull over, the cop pushes him and hits him multiple times with a flashlight. he was fired afterhe police chief saw this video. >>> deja vu. this captures the man's 22nd dui violation. the suspect failed his field sobriety test and was later ound to have the mes the legal alcohol limit. at the time he was pulled ovr, he had a revoked license and three warrants out for his arrest. >>> florda residents are dealing with an unexpected effect of the depressed economy. this is it. vacant homes serving as prime real estate for massive ller beecolonies. a bee remover found 20,000 bees buzzing on one porch alone. without new homeners moving in, his winged residents likely will continue to invade houses. >>> a new wax sculpture of the late king of pop was unveiled in los angeles. the $300,000 figure shows michael jackson in wardrobe laid out for the concerts had planned in london. publicists claim that was crafted in england and brought to h
NBC
Aug 11, 2009 7:00pm EDT
the legendary kennedy compound, hyannisport, massachusetts, members of the -- members of america's most prominent political faly gathered. late today we learned that funeral services will be held on friday for a woman who in her time changed the lives of so many americans. for all the riches she was born into, the wealth and good looks and glamour of the family constantly referred to as "america's political royalty," eunice kennedy shriver endured a life of great pain and loss and tragedy and in turn found a way to make life better for millions of americans. >> go see mrs. shriver. >> she was the fifth of nine children born to joseph and rose kennedy of brookeline, massachusetts, her brother joe was killed in world war ii, her sister kathleen was killed in a plane crash, her older brother jack, 35th president of the united states, was killed by an assassin, so was her brother bobby. but in a way it was eunice's sister rosemary who influenced her life to such a great extent. for years rosemary was a kinof kennedy family secret. at age 23 she was given an experimental lobotomy to control
NBC
Aug 13, 2009 11:00am EDT
loans but are still under the thumb of america. bank of america, citigroup, aig, gm, chrysler all must submit plans on how much they're playing their top employees to president obama's pay czar. he has 60 days to review the proposal and has the authority to make changes to the pay packages if he deems them excessive. >>> toyota reportedly plans to launch a new hybrid as early as 2011. this is cheaper and more fuel efficient than the popular prius. car will be build using key parts from toyota's subcompact yaros model. will be sold in japan, priced at $15,600. considerably cheaper price point than that chevy volt that's supposed to be priced at $40,000. >> sizable, yeah. thanks very much, courtney. >>> you've heard of all you can eat. now jetblue is offering all you can fly. this air carrier's selling a monthly pass for $599. it gives customers unlimited flights to any of the airlines' 56 destinations in the u.s., caribbean and south america. the all you can jet pass can be used for travel between september 8th and october 8th. but you must sign up by august 21st. the d.c. area jetblue
NBC
Aug 17, 2009 3:00am EDT
, heiress of one of america's richest families grabbed by a strange guerilla band. >> m, dad, i'm okay. >> she turned into tanya the terrorist. a gun toting bank robber. >> i heard he say shoot the first s.o.b. that moved. >> the mystery still lingers, what turns an heiress into a revolutionary. >> i thought, what have i done. >> we relive the fiery siege. and the dramatic capture. >> we arrested patty hearst. "kidnapped heiress, patty hearst story." >> good evening. you probably remember the story of patty hearst the newspaper heiress who was kidnapped by terrorists and proclaimed herself one of them. this story held the nation spell bound for nearly two years this past spring 35 years later, the last member of the group that kidnapped patty hearst was released from jail. the final chapter of a story that helped define an era. >> he was the rupert murdoch of his day, a media baron who made millions marketing crime, scandal and crisis. he was so rich he built this castle as a monument to his vanity, so iconic his life story inspired the movie "citizen kane." when william randolph hears
NBC
Aug 17, 2009 7:00pm EDT
, and that includes america's first family. the obamas haven't exactly been loading up the station wagon, but for sasha and malia, it's been an opportunity to see the beauty of this country, nevertheless. our report now from nbc's norah o'donnell. >> all right. she'll have a cup or a cone? >> cup. >> cone. >> reporter: president obama ordered up a scoop of fun for his daughters this summer. >> you don't have to make it that big. she's not going to be able to eat all of that. >> reporter: the ice cream store was one of the sweet stops on the obama girls' vacation. aeys thayhalwved aas bla they always have a blast. >> reporter: this weekend it was all about the great outdoors and america's west. >> here in mtana, you've got bears and moose and elk. in washington you just have mostly bull. >> reporter: for 11-year-old malia and 8-year-old sasha, it meant some thrilling whitewater rafting. the first family then toured yellowstone national park and old faithful. >> look at that. that's a geyser there. >> reporter: but perhaps the most breathtaking moment was standing on the rim of the grand
NBC
Aug 19, 2009 4:00pm EDT
workers that may be sideline. >> in america we love to praise the puritan work ethic. and with reason. but this fall it would serve the country better to praise common sense and responsibility. >> reporter: if employees get sick they should go home and stay home. businesses should draw up contingency plans to keep operating. some vital industries like oil and gas are already taking action. >> their critical employees have backup cross training occurred. telecommuting has been explored. >> reporter: hhs secretary kathleen sebelius is playing down this week's news and only 45 million vaccine doses will be ready when the flu season takes off. >> we are very much on target. we are working with five different manufacturers. >> reporter: in nashville doctors began the first vaccine tests for children. would weeks after the adult trial started. for children like luke donahue, it is no big deal. >> a regular shot. nothing much. >> reporter: his mom, a doctor, thinks otherwise. >> we realize how important it is and how minimal the risk is compared to the benefits. >> reporter: back in washingt
NBC
Aug 26, 2009 4:00pm EDT
of a dynamic family dynasty that's captured america's attention for more than a half century. tributes poured in today for a towering figure in american politics. residents and visitors in hyannis port left flowers for senator kennedy near the family compound. a summer haven. now in grief along with the nation. >> regardless of what people thought about his political ideas, they are going to hurt. because they loss a great guy. >> reporter: at the family compound, a steady stream of family members. kennedy's children and wife vickie released a statement saying that we have lost the irreplaceable center of our family and joyous light in our lives. and in the political realm, rivals and colleagues are remembering a fierce and influential senator. >> outpouring of love, gratitude, and fond memories to which we have all borne witness is a testament to the way the singular figure in american history touched so many lives. >> reporter: kennedy was a champion of causes in legislation that permeates nearly every facet of american life. from civil rights to equal pay and greatest passion, health care.
NBC
Aug 26, 2009 7:00pm EDT
, in children who know education's promise, and in allho can pursue their dream in an america that is more equal and more just. including myself. >> reaction to the late night news from here spilled out from east to west across this country. it was visible today on flagpoles, lowered to half staff, the condolence book at the nearby kennedy library, and now the process of remembering begins. it's likely no two americans are goin to remember ted kennedy quite the same way. tonight we begin here by remembering a colossal american life. from the looks of things it was a wonderful life. he was the son of the american ambassador to great britain, the youngest of nine. he was the toast of the town in london at the age of 6. >> today the official opening performed by 6-year-old teddy kennedy. >> he was a lucky young man then his luck began to change. his cldhood hero was his dashg older brother joe killed in a pne crash in world war ii. his older sister, kathleen, also died in a plane crash soon after the war. his brother ja, the 35th present of the united states, killed by an assassin. so was his broth
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Aug 31, 2009 7:00pm EDT
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Aug 9, 2009 11:30pm EDT
't think soccer is big in america, you might want to rethink that. today more than 72,000 fans packed fedex field to watch international power house real madrid take on d.c. united. there they are. real madrid. they did not disappoint. 57th minute. no score. real on the attack. he beats josh wick to give them a 1-0. he makes a lot of money. 59th minute. d.c. united going for the equalizer. a lot of million. he scores again. real madrid would add another goal to beat d.c. united 3-0, proving why they're one of the best in the world. drama at rock creek park today for the lake mason title. a three-set thriller between defending champ juan martin and andy roddick. the two exchange ground strokes from the baseline. then roddick hits the back hand volley at the net for the winner right here. that's fire as the young kids would say nowadays. roddick wins the first set 6-3. second set. roddick with the forehand down the line. we go to a third set. here we go. third set tie breaker. roddick serving to save a championship point. he picks up the return but he says you're not returning this. the ball
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Aug 16, 2009 11:30pm EDT
for america right now. we want a civil and informative debate which is what i think we'll have this morning. i want to talk in a few minutes about three major areas of the health care debate. i want to talk about the anger, otion, fear that's out there. let me begin with you -- all of the town halls have to alter or derail the chance of reform this year? >> it's a good thing. it's drawn greater focus on the issue. president obama out there in places all over the country talking and setting the record straight. these are emotional issues. this is the noise of democracy. you ask 300 people what they should do about health care, you get a lot of good ideas. some are emotional. the bottom line is this helps a lot. >> doesn't hurt -- you really believe it doesn't hurt? >> obviously, the misinformation hurts. obviously, if you provoke fear, that hurts. but the opportunity that we have to set the record straight, to keep the focus on the issues, to recognize there are millions of people are out there who don't have health care, to recognize there are so many people out there left -- 12 million people
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Aug 18, 2009 12:35am EDT
hope you fail ♪ ♪ it's about al qaeda wanting to demolish the america we know and love ♪ ♪ they better hurry because obama is beating them to it ♪ [ laughter ] ♪ what's good for al qaeda is good for the democratic party ♪ [ laughter ] ♪ i hope he fails [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: wow! fantastic! come on over. you stay over there. thanks. that was absolutely fantastic. that was great. you were really able to bring his words to life. nice job there. [ laughter ] contestant number two. here you go, buddy. that's the magic mic. your song is called "sweet, sweet, sotomayor." [ laughter ] it's another love ballad. i know he was heavily influenced by celine dion during the writing of this song. you think you can do his words justice? >> i'll give it my best shot. >> jimmy: you can do it, buddy. let's go for it. good luck. take your place right in front of the 108 there. right from new york, make us proud here. ♪ [ laughter ] ♪ obama is the greatest living example of a reverse racist ♪ ♪ and he appointed one to the u.s. supreme court ♪ ♪ we are corrupting a radical as
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Aug 28, 2009 12:35am EDT
, valium and vodka. [ laughter ] you're america's dnkest cougar. and with you as a judge in this competition, nobody wins. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: wow, strong words from simon. i'm so sorry, paula. i know, i know, it's upsetting. okay, randy? >> look, look, look, dog, you know what i'm saying, dog. you're doing youthing, dog. [ laughter ] keep doing your thing. look, look, look, dog, straight up [ lghter ] >> jimmy: very ni of randy say that. some good advice. kara? >> paula, please don't go. i'll miss you. good-bye. >> jimmy: tt's clear at she did not mean that. [ laughter ] okay, and finally, ryan seacrest. >> paula, sorry that i signed a $45illion contract, but that's only $15 million per year. that's also $13 million more than you make and most of that will go to taxes. we'll find out more about what i think after the break. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: words spoken from the heart. [ laughter ] okay, let's stop this beef. all righ paula, repeat after me. "i, paula abdul --" >> i, paula abdul. >> jimmy: "know that working at 'american idol.'" >> know that working at "american
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Aug 1, 2009 3:05am EDT
. but every kid in america bought one. this comic book, it's worth less now than it was worth back then. i totally lost money. [ lghter ] but i'm excited to go to this place. i also used to get "gru," was a comic book. you ever heard of that. anyone? "gru." it was like a hagar, but it wasn't quite hagar. >> steve: kind of like a don martiny hagar. with the nose that came over. >> i think the guy from "mad" magazine was the guy that wrote this. >> steve: was it don martin? >> jimmy: you think it was doc martin? >> steve: was it doc martin? the guy that did the boots? >> jimmy: yeah, it was all about boots. >> steve: wow. that's a very specific comic. >> jimmy: yeah, it was a comic book about dudes moshingnd stuff in the '90s. [ laughter ] >> steve: are you serious? >> jimmy: yeah, it's fantastic. >> steve: oh, my god. i should read that. >> jimmy: yeah, it's, like, a lot of plaid shirts and stuff like that. it was a phenomenal comic book. >> steve: i should read that comic. >> jimmy: yeah, by doc martin. but anyways, excited to go to comicon in san diego. i'm going there. and then we're goi
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Aug 1, 2009 9:00am EDT
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Aug 28, 2009 5:00am EDT
decades. the last-minute preparations upped way as the final brother of america's most well-known political family is laid to rest. >>> good morning and welcome to "news 4 today." i'm joe krebs. >> and i'm kimberly suiters in for barbara harrison this morning. it's friday, august 28th, 2009. let's take a live look outside. beautiful morning shaping up. a little bit on the warm side but cool, wet weather on the way. >> meteorologist tom kierein has joined us hooer in the studio for a look at our forecast for today and the weekend. coecur ors v iiewen anne arunde wuntyakgp u to some rpnain morning.ning this that is a line ofat some rswe rs and thunder arntgomery, how montgomery, howabout an hour ag abt an hour ago or two a hours ago. ith there's still some rn a little bit of thunder acro rtnocentral maryland art frederick county, carroll county o ntand iuto washington iou nt cy th satllouti angancidv to the rohn id m t mid to low 70s. 76 now in washington, 60s in the shenandoah valley. as the day progresses, remaining cloudy and humid. t ha a passing morning shower but a great
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Aug 1, 2009 8:00am EDT
as look at life as a single mom of 14. >>> and coming to america. british singing sensation susan boyle reportedly plans to launch her professional career far from home, and that's got her fans here in america singing happy tunes. >>> "today saturday," august 1, 2009. captions paid for by nbc-universal television ng up this morning, olympic former michael phelps, back in the pool at the world swimming championships in rome, facing the guy who almost spoiled his olympic gold medal winning streak. you'll certainly remember this race. the closest thing in phelps amazing olympic run. tookokoky arararara what?d. still think hess won. >> of course he does. i didn't get to go to a lot of events but i was at that "vent, and i mean, everyone was standing waiting to see what happened. i guess everyone was doing that at home, too. even if you saw it on the television screen -- >> looked like the same time. only one gip got the medal. >> true. >> rivalry, an added twist. controversial swimsuits. much more on that. >>> did you know august is a great month to go shoching. turns out there are amazing
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Aug 4, 2009 6:00pm EDT
in this program came from america's big three. now some economists say because these cars that are being sold are the least expensive on the market, it won't have a lasting impact on the economy until the government can also create more jobs and boost consumer confidence. from washington, tracie potts, news 4. >>> so here's what happens to those clunkers once they trade them in. they wind up in places such as jack's auto parts if arlington. people there say they have crushed about 40 vehicles if just the laus few days. dealers are hoping that crushing continues because they won't see any federal money until the clunkers are officially destroyed. the program may be great for the auto industry, but not so great for another industry, actually jack's auto parts' primary business, the sale of used auto parts. >> people don't need to get a part to fix this car. so you're taking thousands of cars off the street. so if the people don't need a part to fix it, we're out of business. >> he's got hundreds of clunkers just waiting to be towed from the area dealerships. >>> authorities in n. france are inv
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Aug 9, 2009 10:30am EDT
washington post" reports today about the long-term costs to america. >> what is the end game in afghanistan? what kind of time frame should americans expect? >> the end game in afghanistan is obviously to turn the responsibility for their security and economic prosperity and governance over to afghans as quickly as possible. we're doing that three ways. one is in march we announced comprehensive strategy that wasn't only focused on troop strength and security, although there's a certain minimum there that's required, but also the cohesionf security, economic development, and good governance and rule of law from local mayors all the way up to kabul. we've generally done pretty well over time on the security pilar. nato, the united states, and 47 sovereign countries are on the ground in afghanistan. the u.n., the nato, the european union, the world bank, all sorts of nongovernmental organizations, all the instruments are there to turn this thing in the right direction. the question is how do you get them to work for cohesively, and that's the new strategy. and if we can get that done, and we
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Aug 10, 2009 10:00pm EDT
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Aug 17, 2009 6:00pm EDT
iraq by the end of 2011. and for america, the iraq war will end. >> reporter: u.s. troops have been out of the major cities for a month and a half now, and iraqi forces are getting ready to stand up and fight on their own. that's allowing the president to ramp up the u.s. troop presence in afghanistan. now the front line in the war on terror. >> this will not be quick. nor easy. but we must never forget this is not a war of choice. this is a war of necessity. >> reporter: afghans are preparing for free elections on thursday. but the threat of taliban violence may close 1 in 10 polling places. president obama promised american troops will get the support they need in battle, and here at home he vowed to cut the red tape and the wastul spending. >> if a project doesn't support our troops, if it does not make america safer, we will not fund it. if the system doesn't perform, we will terminate it. and it congress sends me a defense bill loaded with a bunch of pork, i will veto it. >> reporter: but he insists he will not cut corners on benefits for veterans. >> america's commitment to its ve
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Aug 20, 2009 4:00pm EDT
knows why. amy robach has the latest. >> reporter: richard hatch's big mouth helped him become america's first reality tv superstar outwitting and outplaying and outlasting the other contestants to win a million dollars on the first "survivor." but it looks like his mouth did him in as well. landing him back behind bars after a series of interviews this week. his first since he spent nearly four years in prison after he was convicted of not paying taxes on his winnings. while heave out on house arrest, hatch broke his silence tuesday on "today." an interview which had been cleared in advance with federal prison officials. he told matt he was the victim of discrimination because he is gay. >> what do you think happened? >> well, i know without question there are personal issues involved for the prosecutor. i don't know why. the prosecutorial misconduct has been egregious. >> reporter: the man was was the rvsu"caivse "survivor" star nee to drop the conspiracy theory. >> the case was structured around the fact that here was a guy that received a check for $1 million on nationa television
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Aug 26, 2009 6:00pm EDT
that captured america's attention for more than a half century. tributes poured in today for a towering figure in american politics. s are zpents visitors in hyannis port left flowers for senator kennedy near the family compound. a summer haven, now in grief, along with the nation. >> regardless of what people thought about ted's political ideas, they are going to hurt. because they lost a gat guy. >> reporter: at the family compound, a steady stream of family members. kennedy's children and wife vickie released a statement saying we have lost the irreplaceable center of our family and joyous light in our lives. and in the political realm rivals and colleagues are remembering a fierce and influential senator. >> outpouring of love, gratitude, and fond memories to which we have all borne witness is a testament to the way singular figure in american history touched so many lives. >> reporter: a champion of causes in legislation that permeate nearly every facet of american life. from civil rights to equal pay and greatest passion, health care. >> left a great void in our public life. and a hole i
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Aug 26, 2009 12:35am EDT
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Aug 27, 2009 12:35am EDT
. ♪ viva ♪iagra! viagra...america's most prescribed ed treatment... can help you enjoy a more satisfying sexual experience. to learn more, spend some quality time with viagra.com ask your doctor if your heart is healthy enough for sex. don't take viagra if you take nitrates for chest pain... as it may cause an uafe drop in blood pressure. side effects may include headache, flushing upset stomach, and abnormal vision. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for anrection lasting... more than ur hours. st ting viagra and call your doctor right away... if you experience a sudden decrease in vision or hearing. now's the time. ask your doctor if viagra is right for you. ♪ viva viagra! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: all right, very nice. hey, you guys like games of skill and endurance that involve cased meat? [ cheers and applae ] all right! well, who doesn't? you're in luck because it's once again time for "hodog in a hole!" ♪ ♪ hot dog in a hole hot dog in a hole ♪ >> jimmy: welcome, welcome, welcome to "hot dog in a hole," the game where players coete against e
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Aug 15, 2009 12:35am EDT
. and i love you. my whole family loves you. america loves you. we love tracy morgan. [ cheers and applause ] >> and i love america. >> jimmy: tracy morgan, everybody. we'll be right back with director/comedian neal brennan. come on back! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ (announcer) there are engines... and then there's the twin-turbocharging, 365-horsepower-generating, ecoboost™ngine in the all-new ford taurus sho that has the thirst of a v6 with the thrust of a v8. we speak car. we speak innovation. introducing the all-new taurus sho from ford. drive one. that's a-- tiny netbook. yeah, it's-- good-looking, lightweight. generally awesome. and you could just-- go online, video-chat with my cousin. this iun-- under $200. are you some kind of-- mind reader, visionary ? no, i have them. huh. the new lightweight hp mini netbook with windows and america's largest and most-reliable 3g network built in. only 199.99 with mobile broadband plans from 39.99 i am-- speechless, envious. wanna be me right now. getting one. ♪ ♪ shine, shine, shine on [ male announcer ] your life has more tha
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Aug 29, 2009 12:35am EDT
that america has fallen out of love. ♪ using a tool called the approval index ♪ [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: but other polls say that whispering is just fiscal noise. ♪ and rassmussen's polls are out of context ♪ >> jimmy: now, with all these different polls, the press is going crazy. ♪ applied math is just so complex ♪ ♪ but please don't be vexed the polls all suggest you're numbers are still strong among hispanics ♪ [ laughter ] >> jimmy: numbers in a single poll, they don't mean a thing. ♪ 'cause rassmussen tends to be an outlier ♪ [ laughter ] >> jimmy: your numbers in the gallops, ap and abc polls are much -- ♪ and your approval ratings trend much higher ♪ >> jimmy: and even if this marks the end they honeymoon, we still got to make this marriage work. ♪ statistics is my desire rassmussen has clout but i have my doubts ♪ ♪ one sampling error and then they are out ♪ >> jimmy: ma'am, i don't know if that was clear enough. could somebody help me finish this slow jam? ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, give it up for p. give it up for p. this is the remix. put your h
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Aug 6, 2009 4:16pm EDT
next on news4, we now know the reason behind paula abdul's big decision to leave "america in. exp >>> coming up. a surprise for firefighters when they arrived at a house fire and discovered more than flames. what's bad for the heart appears to be bad for the mind. the link between high cholesterol and alzheimer's. liz crenshaw shares some tips of the trade for storing fresh uc >>> when german tourists took in a sight that wasn't in their guide book, a ram was stuck 20 feet in the air where birds usually fly around. the ram was grazing with his female friends when one of his rns got caught on a wire fence. as he struggled to get free he slid down the mountain and went airborne. tourists struggled to rescue the ram. they usedishing gaps to unhook the ram. they thought they were too late, the ram opened his eyes, gave a look of thanks, jumped up and today's today's ais4ntsbl.as nba .ttsas start ydaouyr h wit are fe couu of a fre -redstof cfehaoaestedt whod about free food from a alcdd'ons? get ae medium friean k an angus wh bou burg. >>> let's get an update on our weather. >> bar da
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Aug 8, 2009 6:30pm EDT
-- >> sonia sotomayor becomes america's newest supreme court justice, first on many fronts. >>> end of the road. tonight, after you get the cash, where old clunkers go to die. >>> and abbey road, why fans are once again pouring into one of >>> and abbey road, why fans are once again pouring into one of the most famous streets. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. we begin with a horrible air disaster here in new york city today. a sightseeing helicopter carrying a group of italian tourists collided in midair with a small single engine private plane. tonight, a total of nine people are feared dead. it hand in clear skies above the hudson river. stunned onlookers on both sides of river watched as the aircraft fell to the water and hurled debris onto the new jersey water front. we have two reports on the collision and the many safety questions it is sure to prompt. let's start with nbc's jeff rossin here in manhattan with the latest. jeff? >> lester, good evening to you. here's what we know at this hour and the story is still developing into the evening. the
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Aug 9, 2009 6:30pm EDT
there clearly are ople in america who believe in establishing knute nay sha. >> reporter: the controversy is over a provision that would allow medicare to offer voluntary end of life counseling to seniors. critics like former alaska governor sarah palin think it's a slippery slope. on facebook show wrote, the america i know and love is not one in which my parents or my baby with down's syndrome will have to stand in front of obama's death panel so his bureaucrats can decide whether they are worthy of health care. such a system is downright evil. at town halls recently, the presidenhas had to calm worried seniors. >> older american citizens would just be put out to pasture. please tell me that isn't so. >> it isn't so. >> reporter: and in his weekly address, the president tried to put the issue to rest. >> and let me start by dispelling the outlandish rumors that reform will promote euthanasia or cut medicate or bring about a government takeover of health care. that's simply not true. >> reporter: well, a senior administration official tells nbc news that the president told of palin's comm
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